More than 2 million cases have now been recorded in Brazil while the India Health Ministry confirmed on Friday that the country has surpassed 1 million confirmed infections.
Matt Hancock claimed the lockdown in the UK started on March 16, but the Prime Minister Boris Johnson didn't enforce a lockdown until March 23.
Relatives of some of those who have died in the coronavirus pandemic in Spain joined the country’s royalty for a solemn ceremony in Madrid on Thursday.
A growing number of COVID-19 survivors say they have continued to have symptoms for months. It's one of the emerging mysteries behind the novel coronavirus.
Giving evidence to a committee of MPs, the government’s own chief scientific advisor Sir Patrick Vallance said it is “clear the outcome has not been good in the UK”.
Health workers were regularly applauded during the height of COVID-19. France has just given them a pay rise. What about in the UK?
EU leaders meet Friday to thrash out a deal on the trillion-euro rescue package, but the Dutch prime minister remains firm in his objections to parts of the plan. We went to the Netherlands to get the Dutch perspective on the recovery funds.
Official figures from the Office of National Statistics (ONS) show record-breaking economic inactivity in the UK with 649,000 fewer workers on payrolls.
"I send my condolences and sincere compassion and affection to all of the families who have lost loved ones. I share their pain. Their grieving is my grieving," King Felipe said.
Facing a buoyant Democratic opponent, President Trump has replaced his re-election campaign manager amid low polling figures.
France's newly appointed prime minister Jean Castex laid out a €100 billion recovery roadmap on Wednesday to rescue the coronavirus-battered economy, revamp disputed pension plans and put funds aside for the environment.
The Coronavirus plunged stores into uncertainty and despite reopening, many haven't been able to bring their staff back on board.
After results of a COVID-19 vaccine trial were released, Dr Fauci, the US government’s top infectious disease expert, said: “No matter how you slice this, this is good news.”
Covid-19 has disproportionately affected young and seasonal workers. The EU has recently revamped Europass, a tool that can help people in their search for work
Members of the ruling Conservative Party in the UK have been making their feelings clear on the new requirement to wear masks in shops and supermarkets in England.
Boris Johnson faced questions over the UK’s coronavirus track and trace system at weekly PMQs in Parliament, with opposition leader Keir Starmer saying the prime minister is “kidding no one” when he says it has been a success.
The man, who was shot and killed by police in the US state of Michigan, had earlier stabbed a 77-year-old man in a dispute over a face mask.
Donald Trump has signed an order to end preferential treatment for the former British colony after China imposed a new security law on Hong Kong but Beijing has threatened retaliation.
The UK government has said that masks will be mandatory in shops from July 24 while French President Emmanuel Macron said they would likely become mandatory indoors from August.
The German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, met with Italian premier Guiseppe Conte Monday, ahead of the EU summit on Friday, but said that the positions of the member states remain apart. But she urged her counterparts to consider the bigger picture.
Hong Kong had already experienced the SARs outbreak. So it was ready and prepared when COVID-19 struck. It acted swiftly with health and safety measures, but also with a lot of homegrown tech, to contain the outbreak
It involves £170m (€186m) of new investment and both Virgin Group and other creditors deferring millions of euros of money owed.
Policy on mask-wearing across the continent has been as varied as different governments' approaches to social distancing, lockdown and other preventive measures.
Opinion polls suggest the country's two main parties, which both support EU membership, are running neck-and-neck ahead of Wednesday's election
The agreements set out €7.5 billion for nurses, orderlies and other non-medical health workers, such as technical and administrative staff, which will mainly be used to finance a base salary increase of €183 net per month.
Japan has accused China of "disinformation" about the coronavirus and expressed "deep concern" about its claims in the South China Sea and the disputed Senkaku islands.